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Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

June 24th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comment on a proposed change that would allow for more teal hunting in Tennessee.

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County officials on hand as Justice Center's 2nd floor becomes history

County officials on hand as Justice Center's 2nd floor becomes history

June 23rd, 2014 9:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Roughly two years after getting the state legislative go-ahead to place historical documents inside county buildings, the Washington County Heritage Committee unveiled eight pieces bearing national, state and local lineage inside the George P. Jaynes Just

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NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

June 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Brad Hicks

The country's top nuclear regulatory official was joined by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander as she paid her first visit to Erwin's Nuclear Fuel Services facilities Monday, and in what is sure to be good news to those at the facility, she was impressed by what s

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Jonesborough water, sewer fees set for spike

Jonesborough water, sewer fees set for spike

June 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Kristen Swing

Water and sewer customers of the town of Jonesborough will likely see an increase on their monthly bill in the next fiscal year, which is set to begin July 1.

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Haslam backs 12-hour wait in domestic violence cases

Haslam backs 12-hour wait in domestic violence cases

June 23rd, 2014 8:19 pm by Chas Sisk and Walter F Roche Jr., The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam says he supports making the 12-hour "cooling off" period in domestic violence cases mandatory after a prominent Nashville contractor was arrested twice for assaulting his girlfriend in a single day.

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E. Tenn. woman arraigned on charges alleging she planned, carried out husband's murder

E. Tenn. woman arraigned on charges alleging she planned, carried out husband's murder

June 23rd, 2014 6:18 pm by Staff Report

An East Tennessee woman has been arraigned on charges that allege she planned and carried out the murder of her husband.

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UPDATE: I-81 open after tractor-trailer fire scene cleared

UPDATE: I-81 open after tractor-trailer fire scene cleared

June 23rd, 2014 1:55 pm by Max Hrenda

No one was injured, but traffic was stopped for around 40 minutes as emergency crews worked to contain a fire that consumed the cab of a tractor-trailer.

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What role should the United States play in stabilizing Iraq?

What role should the United States play in stabilizing Iraq?

June 23rd, 2014 12:23 pm by LARA JAKES and HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

The fate of Iraq may be decided over the next week.

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Records show Tennessee teacher discipline on the rise as social media reveals inappropriate conduct with students

Records show Tennessee teacher discipline on the rise as social media reveals inappropriate conduct with students

June 23rd, 2014 12:18 pm by Associated Press

The review found that 160 teachers have been disciplined for crossing the line with students or other minors since 2004. Some were caught sending inappropriate messages. Others had sexual relationships with their students.

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Tennessee school shooter arrested on new charge

Tennessee school shooter arrested on new charge

June 23rd, 2014 12:11 pm by Associated Press

Kenneth S. Bartley was convicted this year of reckless homicide for fatally shooting assistant principal Ken Bruce at Campbell County High School in 2005 when he was 14.

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